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. our report tonight from nbc's anne thompson. >> reporter: in rapid-fire succession, lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey the devastating truth. >> yes or no, did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> reporter: he showed little remorse during the 90-minute interview on own, even add he admitted lying again and again. >> i view this situation as one big lie. that i repeated a lot of times. >> reporter: armstrong owned up to his cheating, but dodged questions about who helped, and what the u.s. anti-doping agency called the most sophisticated doping program sports has ever seen. >> it did not even feel wrong? >> no. scary. >> reporter: the answers did not impress these ride-to-recovery cyclists. >> apologies once you get caught don't mean a lot. >> reporter: wounded veterans who love the sport. >> i think he's given a black eye but black eyes go away. >> reporter: jonathan vaughters rode with armstrong. on his first tour win. he say
. another story now, about a lie. tonight, lance armstrong's fall from grace entered a new chapter, admission for the first time, the world heard armstrong come clean, admitting to years of disception. it was gripping to watch this interview tonight. a lot of people are now asking what is his motivation in finally admitting the truth here? >> yeah, absolutely. he is one of the most famous athletes in the world and for millions an inspirational cancer survivor that built a movement around his comeback after beating the disease. armstrong admits that years of accusations against him are true. he lied. >> a one word answer. >> did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance in. >> yes. >> after years of denial, he admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> it's an admission that he has spent more than a decade denying. >> not once. >> even under oath in a 2005 deposition. >> i have never taken drugs. i have used this situation as one big lie. t
. >> reporter: after years of denials, stein file tour de france winner lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey he did use performance-enhancing drugs. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> reporter: it's an admission armstrong had spent more than a decade denying. >> i've used this situation as one big lie that i repeated a lot of times. >> reporter: those who have followed armstrong say tonight's admission is self-serving. >> i believe that he is completely insincere except for this, he is starting to repair his own brand. >> reporter: a brand that was loss millions in endorsements after armstrong was stripped of his seven tour de france titles. on thursday, the international olympic committee stripped armstrong of the bronze medal he won during the 2000 sidney olympics. >> i'll spend the rest of my life trying to earn back trust and apologize to people. >> reporter: accolades gone for a sports icon now coming clean. kurt gregory, nbc news. >> and a quick programming note, this morning on the "today" show, exclu
. the families will move in in the last few weeks of april. >>> next at 5:00, a different side to lance armstrong. why the disgraced cyclist became emotional in part two of his interview with oprah winfrey. >>> and we will show you what notre dame linebacker manti teo is saying. >> there are some dangerous continues today for the beach and a preview of the maverick surf contest. >>> good evening, we talked about the high surf all week. today the surf got up to about ten feet. expect it to crest by 20, 30 feet by tomorrow and warm conditions. we will talk more about how warm it will be for your sunday coming up. >>> on the eve of the maverick surf contest, dangerous surf and strong riptides are forcing surfers out of the water. a number of surfers were caught in the riptides this afternoon and the coast guard responded to the scene. monte francis is at ocean beach with an update. hopefully they're okay, monte. >> that is the good news. they are all okay. we have a car horn going off here, we apologize for that. total of six surfers, they got into some kind of distress here today. the good news, th
in the making. did you watch lance armstrong interview? >> i have to say i did. and even though we all expected, we all thought we knew what we were going to hear, when you heard those blunt answers to direct questions, it was still somewhat startling. >> a lot of people had been waiting to hear what armstrong would say, the disgraced cyclist using everything from human growth hormone to testosterone. maybe not the answer some people wanted to hear. >> for years, cyclist tyler hamilton, that man right there, accused armstrong of doping and he faced armstrong's fury as a result. we'll find out what he thinks after watching the interview. >>> later in the show, the question everyone is asking, can the livestrong charity go on? we'll ask the ceo. >>> have you noticed you didn't make quite as much as you did before the new year came? of course, you are not alone. what is behind this sudden cut in pay and give you ideas of what you could do to offset that loss. >>> the story we hope will bring a smile to your face. what folks in one city are doing to boost the spirits of random strangers. >> great s
a first-ever championship game. . lance armstrong gets ready to tell all to oprah later today. america's bravest on the move. soldier ride heads to florida. >>> now for stories making news across america. manhunt ended with gunfire inside a san diego movie theater. armed domestic suspect attempted to blend in with movie goers at a screening but was taken down with two shots after raising his gun to responding officers. the suspect is expected to survive. 40 military vets pedalled their way to a new therapy in the florida keys. they fwikd key west for the annual soldiers ride. they stopped at a dolphin research center to take a swim with the animals. folks in seattle gave themselves a record breaking snow day. 6,000 people used 160,000 pounds of snow to break the world record for the world's largest snowball fun. and people stripped down to boxers and briefs for no pants subway ride. in sports nfl playoffs, texans, tom brady passing for three touchdowns in 41-28 win over the texans. brady's 17th win in post-season play a new nfl record. a thriller in atlanta as the falcons were hot in t
you. as always. >>> the associated press is quoting a source reporting tonight that lance armstrong has confessed to oprah winfrey in a three-hour interview taped today that he used performance-enhancing drugs. earlier today before the interview, he sat down with the people who work at the charity he founded, livestrong, to apologize to them. our report on all of it tonight from nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: today, after months of silence about whether he would address widespread speculation that he used performance-enhancing drugs, lance armstrong issued an apology to the cancer foundation he founded for what livestrong said was the stress they have endured because of him. the mea culpa happened before armstrong sat down with oprah winfrey for an interview set to air thursday, in which he is expected to offer an admission of some measure. >> he was a transcendent sports figure, bigger than the sport and it was because of the livestrong band, because of the bracelets and people overcoming cancer. and frankly, people at livestrong have been pressuring him for a while now. to minimize
morning, welcome to today on a saturday morning. >> many people watching lance armstrong, on thursday when he sat down with oprah winfrey, they thought he didn't seem all that remorseful. he teared up when talking about his kids. >> do tears make the difference of how people will perceive this in the end? >> today, a cycling insider talked about his future. >>> we're also going to update you on that ost damage situation in algeria where hostages were taken. >>> then we'll look at the church of scientology and some of the roles it plays in hollywood. we'll ask the author of a new book that explores the relationship of sine technology and celebrities. >>> it's been a month now since we noticed the twinkies disappearing, but now there is a new treat that is stepping up. we want to begin with lance armstrong about years of doping and lying. last night he apologized to his kids and his fans. >> what do you say to those millions of people who belied. >> i say i understand your anger. your sense of betrayal. you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed, and i lied to you. and i
'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. according to reports, lance armstrong made this confession in an interview he taped with oprah winfrey, following an emotional meeting with staffers at the livestrong headquarters. remember, this is a guy who, for years, has denied this charge and who has been defiant with his critics. >> this raises a lot of questions. number one, will this confession do anything to improve his public standing? and, two, will he now face a new wave of lawsuits? is there a possibility of criminal charges? we'll get into all those issues straight ahead. >>> natalie wood, for decades we've been told she drowned but now there's new evidence that suggests she was bruised before she went into the water. what impact will that evidence have on that case? >>> and more with our rare interview with supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. it's a candid interview. she talks about greets from her childhood. >>> author of da vinci code and "angels and demons," hundreds of millions of books in circulation around the world has a new book coming out this spring. what will it b
in the bay" the confession, part two. >> i said don't defend me anymore. >> lance armstrong gets emotional when discussing his kids coming to his defense. the story next. >>> this morning, waking up to lots of sunshine, beautiful sunrise over the city by the way. fantastic weekend, get out and enjoy and we have a spare the air alert as well. we'll detail your forecast coming up after this. >>> good morning, just a quarter after 7:00 this morning, looking live at the waves at ocean beach. if you head out to the beach today folks the weather will be perfect but the waves are dangerous so don't turn your back. >>> we saw a different side of lance armstrong during his interview last night with oprah winfrey. the disgraced cyclist became emotional as he talks about the role his children had in his coming clean about using performance-enhancing drugs. nbc's kurt gregory has more from the revealing interview. >> are you facing your demons? >> absolutely. >> reporter: on the second night of a revealing interview with oprah winfrey -- >> what do you say to those millions of people who believed? >>
clean. lance armstrong's confession and why his words might force him to put his money where his mouth is. >> we'll look at new courses available online at san jose state and some cliff notes about the fiscal cliff all ahead in business news. >>> let's look at the wind through san rafael this morning. traffic picking up earlier out there. mike has tabs on all of it for us. including some distractions that could hit your morning commute. more to come. >>> welcome back. a live look over san francisco. clear but also very cold. good news on the horizon. christina loren says it will get sunny today and it will warm up. hang in there and dress accordingly for the morning start. it's 6:11. >>> what's on the horizon for lance armstrong? the justice department now likely to join a lawsuit filed against armstrong by former teammate floyd landis. the lawsuit alleges that armstrong defrauded the u.s. government based on years of denying use of performance enhancing drugs. u.s. postal service was a longtime sponsor of armstrong's racing career. the deadline for the department to join that case is
warmed up now? >> that's the kind of drama i like. >>> still ahead at 11:00, lance armstrong opens up about doping in an interview with oprah winfrey. we'll tell you why oprah says she got more than she bargained for. >> reporter: governor jerry brown comes to the south bay to tout what he believes will be the future of higher education. i'm bob redell. we'll take you live to san jose state for that story, coming up. >>> new this morning, after years of denial, lance armstrong has admitted to using performance enhancing drugs. oprah winfrey has confirmed this morning that armstrong came clean to had her about the use those drugs during their 2 1/2-hour interview yesterday. she said the cyclist was, quote, forthcoming as she questioned him about the doping allegations that followed him throughout his seven tour de france victories. the session was set to be broadcast on thursday but now winfrey says, because there's just so much material to sift through, it will run in two parts, part one on thursday, the second part friday. >>> governor jerry brown making his very first visit to the s
ahead, lance armstrong has plans to sit down with the queen of talk. and the rumors are already flying about what he might reveal. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> lance armstrong will reportedly admit to doping in a television interview next week. "usa today" reports armstrong is expected to come clean about his past drug use when interviewed on monday. the interview is scheduled to air thursday on own. armstrong has strongly denied doping charges in the past. he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles a month ago after the u.s. anti-doping agency released a detailed report. armstrong's representatives are not commenting on the reports about the oprah show. >>> and president barack obama spent part of his morning undergoing a fit
taibbi, nbc news, los angeles. >>> there is also more tonight on another storied athlete, lance armstrong, who called his use of performance-enhancing drugs one big lie. armstrong became emotional last night in the second part of his interview with oprah winfrey, but as nbc's anne thompson reports, it's also about what armstrong didn't say. >> reporter: control marked lance armstrong's career, punishing the competition in the tour de france, blatantly lying about his extensive use of performance-enhancing drugs. that control teetered in the second part of his exclusive interview with oprah winfrey, as the father of five described telling his children the truth. >> and i said, i want you to know that it's true. >> reporter: a confession motivated by his 13-year-old soon luke, defending him online. >> i told luke, i said -- i said, don't defend me anymore. >> reporter: in the hour-long show on own, armstrong said he raced clean when he returned to the tour in 2009 and 2010, something he says his ex-wife kristen made him promise to do. >> and i never would have betrayed that with her. >> rep
to those questions still remain very much a mystery. >>> he was once a sports icon, lance armstrong coming clean to oprah about using performance enhancing drugs. in an interview that has everyone talking this morning, armstrong says he never felt like he was cheating because so many cyclists were doing the same thing. >> i have this exercise where i kept hearing that i'm a drug cheat. i'm a cheat. i'm a cheater. i went and looked up the definition of cheat. the definition of cheat is to gain an advantage on a rival or foe that they don't have. i didn't view it that way. i viewed it as a level playing field. >> this morning on the "today" show matt lauer will talk exclusively with one of lance armstrong's former teammates and the "today" show will have an exclusive interview with the ceo of armstrong's livestrong foundation. the "today" show of course starts at 7:00 after "today in the bay." >> injured and attacked a lot of people along that lying road. a long recovery for him ahead. 6:12 right now. time for check a of the day's top stories. a film about the infamous b.a.r.t. shooting that
's flight set out of san jose. >>> you may have seen lance armstrong confessing to using performance enhancing drugs with his interview with oprah. why he says he doesn't think he cheated. >>> welcome back. wanted to give you a live look of a bizarre situation that's under way in chicago. you're looking live at a cemetery there with authorities have begun exhuming the body of a chicago man who was poisoned with cyanide after winning the lottery. they say this man died in july as he was about to collect $425,000 in lottery winnings. his death was initially ruled as a result of natural causes but a relative pressed for a much deeper look. that's what's going to happen now. the cook county medical examiner plans to conduct another autopsy all in an effort to figure out exactly how this lottery winner died. we'll continue to stay on this story to bring you the latest. it's 5:41 now. >>> washington getting ready for president obama's second inauguration. some of the hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to attend are already arriving. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live o
despicable vile human being to set foot on planet earth and i am so happy to have him. lance armstrong. >> hello, there, piers. i am excited to be here tonight to apologize to all the viewers out there who couldn't find the own network on their television. >> lance, in your interview with oprah, you did admit to using drugs, but a lot of people said that you showed no re force whatsoever. >> who said that? who? they're liars. >> lance, lance. >> you know, i am sorry. totally sorry. that was my fault. i accept full responsibility. even though you did provoke me, you know. so the blame is probably 70/30 on you, you know. also, i think a lot of the reason i just yelled is because of the cancer i had which is not an excuse. you know, i mean, unless you think it is. the most important thing is i never, ever
confessional interview with oprah, set to air tonight, the international olympic committee has asked lance armstrong to send back the bronze medal he won at the 2000 olympic games in sydney. he was stripped of his seven tour de france championships last year by the u.s. anti-doping agency. the head of the anti doping body said today armstrong should have already returned the olympic medal without having to be asked. >>> it's been nearly six months now since a gunman opened fire in the packed movie theater in aurora, colorado, killing 12 people, wounding 58 hours. tonight the theater is reopening for the first time. private ceremony for victims and first responders. it's not without controversy. it's being boycotted by some of the victims' families who say it's insensitive to reopen the theater at all. >>> and following the aurora massacre and the mass shooting in newtown, connecticut, the president is now trying to build public support for his sweeping plan to curb gun violence. and he will need it. our political director and chief white house correspondent, chuck todd, has our brand new p
, an alert from doctors about how things can go from bad to worse quickly. >>> paying the price. lance armstrong admits he did it and now they tally up the cost. >>> and the hidden danger exposed by that terrible hoax at notre dame and how many people find themselves caught up in something like it. >>> also, our friday night "making a difference" report. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening, there's some sad news heading into this weekend for at least one american family. an american has been killed overseas. his death believed to be the result of a mission launched to free a large group of hostages who were taken at a bp natural gas complex. islamic militants took hostages at the facility in the sahara desert in algeria.
hostage. >>> new this morning, the ioc stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 sidney olympics because of his involvement in doping. officials close to the decision say the committee sent a letter to armstrong asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview with oprah in which he reportedly admits to doping is scheduled to air tonight. >>> sports world buzzing about monti te'o. a tweet says everything will be explained at noon today. >>> it's not clear this morning whether te'o knew his online love wasn't a real person. >> scott mcgrew says fake people are all over the internet. >> a huge problem for internet companies. not just fake nigerian bankers looking for money or fake girlfriends but entire fake accounts on services like facebook where more than 80 million accounts may not be real people. that's facebook's own estimates. that's the population of egypt. fake profiles are a problem. they mislead twiadvertisers int thinking people are paying more attention to products than they are. >>> you remember last week we were talking about a new offer from walmart.
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's compelling evidence to the contrary. >>> oprah winfrey wasting no time getting lance armstrong's confession in an interview that aired last night. >> view the situation as one big l lie. that i repeated a lot of times. >> it made a big impact on the ceo of live strong, the cancer awareness foundation co-founded by armstrong. a longtime friend of armstrong, he helped found it in 1997. he believed armstrong's doping denials until the anti-doping agency released its case report in october. he says the interview was very hard to watch. he's also hopeful. >> i have to watch it through the prism of the work of the foundation and through the resilience i've come to know from millions of cancer survivors. and at a certain level there was a little sense of relief because our organization today can finally move beyond this topic and this issue. >> he added while he knows there are challenges ahead, the mission is too important not to overcome the scandal. >>> still ahead here at 6:00, naked no longer. coming up, the tsa makes the call on those innovative body scanners at your local airports. >>> good
lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs. coming up, what the world anti-doping agency says it will demand before it even considers letting armstrong return to competitive sports. a lot of people say that was the motivation for his confession. >>> we're going to talk a little about a fun fact during this severe flu season. did you know the virus can last about eight hours on a surface. this morning we'll tell you what you should avoid touching and we'll conduct a little experiment here in studio 1a to see how many people touch the doorknob coming in our studio in a single morning. >>> and ryan seacrest is here, and he better watch his personal items because he's going to help us out on a segment about the best pick pockets in the world. >> have you ever been pick pocketed? >> no. >> it's awful. >> dylan, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. yes, this is a big storm in that it extends from northern new england all the way down into the gulf of mexico and in areas like worcester, we are seeing the snow continuing to fall where he duwith reduced visib
bonds, sosa and others were not inducted. now you have got haley barbour, lance armstrong, preparing to do an interview, famously win over the tour de france but has lost those titles because of doping accusations. it appears that he may make some confessions here, like to be reinstated, according to some of the reports be to be able to compete in the olympics or triathlons and the like. how does this work? public mea culpas and reinstating his good name? >> well, it doesn't do anything about excessive federal spending. we know it. >> do you have a view on it? >> well, look, the doping deal is very good for america. for the people that are making the decisions say you got to play by the rules if you want to get the benefits. now, that's just wait it ought to be in our country. some of those people i thought were -- some of those ball players, baseball players i genuinely admired, crazy about, but people ought to be held the standard of the rules. >> yeah. >> i'm tired of the contrition culture, he is guilty and disgraced his sport. i don't think armstrong ought to get any quarter at
that expired in 2004. >>> lance armstrong is taping an interview about doping allegations he's for you facing. armstrong telling the associated press that he's ready to speak candidly when a reporter caught up with him during a sunday morning run. the interview will air on oprah's network on thursday. >>> shares in apple under tremendous pressure this morning. >> scott mcgrew is here to tell us about that. >> apple is down really the biggest stock that's down this morning. better than 3% or about $18 almost $19 a share. this after "the wall street journal" reported apple was going to cut orders for some of the parts that go into iphones. iphones not selling very well. dow and nasdaq down this morning. >>> the white house over the weekend said it will not move forward with the construction of a death star despite a petition signed by thousands of americans asking for one. the white house budget office listed the number of reasons. the first being that america does not support blowing up planets. also it points out we already have a space station. the white house is actually legally required to
. a gunman opened fire last july. the suspect, james holmes, right now waiting for trial. >>> lance armstrong is coming clean on allegations he used performance enhancing drugs and you can hear it straight from his mouth. the taped interview he did with oprah winfrey airs tonight and tomorrow night on winfrey's own network. oprah confirmed armstrong admitted using the drugs for years. the cyclist denied those doping allegations. last year he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >>> it's 5:44. yelp, the popular online review site based in san francisco that you probably use is rolling out a new service this morning for those of us who like to dine out. restaurants profile pages on yelp will feature health inspection scores. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live in san francisco with more for us this morning. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. while you were sitting down to figure out what your neighbor thought of a certain restaurant here in san francisco, you can also find out where that restaurant stands with the
mitchell, thank you. >>> roundup of what has you talking online. lance armstrong, the disgraced cycling legend promises to speak candidly today during an interview with oprah winfrey. armstrong has been stripped of his record seven tour de france titles because of doping allegations, many expecting him to make at least a partial confession today. that interview airs thursday. >>> wilde tweeted thanks for all the sweet congratulatory love. >>> meanwhile, calling off their engagement, quote, i love and cherish her and her boys and we will be close forever. >>> and this dancing toddler has gone viral after stealing the show from his dad, singer coffey anderson was doing a show in texas when 17-month-old ethan decided to show off. ♪ >> go, baby! go, baby! ♪ >> bounce with it. ethan comes by his skills naturally, by the way. his mother, a dancer who has appeared in videos for britney spears, rihanna and kanye west. we know where he gets it. back to matt, savannah and natalie in beverly hills. >> so cute. so, so cute. >> all right, willie, thanks so much. >>> al is over at the front desk
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